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The Ghost Walks -- During a stormy night at an old dark mansion, people who claim to see ghosts roaming the halls are later found murdered.
The Ghost Walks -- (1934, Invincible) John Miljan, June Collyer, Spencer Charters. A group of actors find peril on a stormy night in an old dark house...

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Writer:
Charles Belden (original screenplay)
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Release Date:
1 December 1934 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
During a stormy night at an old dark mansion, people who claim to see ghosts roaming the halls are later found murdered. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
John Miljan ... Prescott Ames

June Collyer ... Gloria Shaw
Richard Carle ... Herman Wood
Henry Kolker ... Dr. Kent
Johnny Arthur ... Homer Erskine
Spencer Charters ... Guard
Donald Kirke ... Terry Shaw aka Terry Gray
Eve Southern ... Beatrice
Douglas Gerrard ... Carroway (as Douglas Gerard)
Wilson Benge ... Jarvis
Jack Shutta ... Head Guard
Harry Strang ... Guard

Directed by
Frank R. Strayer  (as Frank Strayer)
 
Writing credits
Charles Belden (original screenplay) (as Charles S. Belden)

Produced by
Maury M. Cohen .... producer
 
Cinematography by
M.A. Anderson  (as M.A. Andersen)
 
Film Editing by
Roland D. Reed 
 
Art Direction by
Edward C. Jewell 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Melville Shyer .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
L.E. Clark .... sound recording engineer
 
Music Department
Abe Meyer .... musical director (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Lon Young .... supervisor
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
69 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono | Mono (RCA Victor High Fidelity System)
Certification:
USA:Approved | USA:Passed (National Board of Review)

Did You Know?

Quotes:
Herman Wood:Was tha - was that the clock?
Homer Erskine:Ye - yes, I - I - I guess so. I - I - I think so. It must have been. But it's a union clock.
Herman Wood:What do you mean?
Homer Erskine:Well, it strikes any old time.
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Spoofed in The Ghost Talks (1949)See more »

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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Pleasantly surprised, 4 March 2006
Author: greggbray from Upstate, New York

I have this movie on a collection of inexpensive B-movies. It's not restored, in fact, the audio was difficult to discern for the first few minutes.

At first, it seemed like a typical haunted house film, and feels very much like the forerunner of Clue, Murder by Death, House on Haunted Hill, etc.

About a half hour into the film, the storyline takes a really interesting twist--and it goes from being a cliché melodrama to something entirely different, and far more entertaining than I had initially thought.

Check it out, it's a great deal of fun, even if the long clips and wider shots (and near lack of music score) make it feel a bit creaky by today's standards.

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